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    Watch “When our Heads Say ‘No’ But Our Hearts Say ‘Yes’: Setting Limits With Our Children”

    Jonathan Sommer       

    So often our kids' plans and agendas may differ from or clash with our own.  This can result in tears and/or tantrums.  Parents often wonder if these differences can be dealt with in ways that result in a positive outcome. Limit setting can help! Learn how to listen to your kids so your kids will listen to you by watching this...

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    Beginnings Encourages Foreign Language Learning

    Jonathan Sommer       

    At Beginnings School we encourage our students to learn about other languages and cultures.  Since many of our families are international and speak languages other than English at home, we like to incorporate basic words into the classroom and oftentimes Beginnings parents share their traditions from home in the classroom by reading stories in...

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    Teach Instead of Test

    Dr. Donna Housman       

    Recently I read an article in the Boston Globe, “What to Test Instead” (Ideas, September 16), which I found to be a thought-provoking piece really highlighting what is critical in educating our children. The ability to...

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